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GOP senators to get glimpse of leadership's health care ideas

Short said he believed that the Senate healthcare bill would be "similar" to the House package. Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval, a Republican and vice chairman of the National Governors Association, is urging Congress and the White House to maintain spending and coverage for those who became eligible for Medicaid under the expansion.


Redskins owner says he's thrilled with ruling

Redskins owner says he's thrilled with ruling

But the bandmembers said they wanted to "reclaim" the term and wear it as a "badge of pride"... arguing that the government was violating their First Amendment rights. One of the biggest winners of this decision is the Washington Redskins . The case eventually made it all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court, which agreed in September to hear the case .


Torrential rains predicted for Gulf Coast

Torrential rains predicted for Gulf Coast

The NHC warns of heavy rains and that tornadoes could occur on Tuesday from south-central Louisiana to the western Florida Panhandle. A Tropical Storm Warning is now in effect from High Island, Texas to the Mouth of the Pearl River.


Japan investigates delay in reporting US Navy ship collision

Japan investigates delay in reporting US Navy ship collision

At a press conference held yesterday at Commander Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan , U.S. 7th Fleet Commander Vice Adm. Joseph Aucoin said that the ship suffered severe damage rapidly flooding three large compartments that included one machinery room and two berthing areas for 116 crew.



Justices say government can't refuse disparaging trademarks

The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, which hears trademark cases, ruled that making decisions about which trademarks might be disparaging amounts to improper viewpoint discrimination by the government, "in order to stifle the use of certain disfavored messages ".



South Korea's Moon urges North Korea to return detainees swiftly

Doctors in his hometown of Cincinnati, Ohio said the 22-year-old had suffered severe brain damage while in North Korea, but that it was not clear what caused it. The coroner's office in Cincinnati is investigating the death of an American college student who died less than a week after his return from North Korea, where he was detained for almost a year and a half.